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Metaplan Construction Sets

Metaplan was an unusual construction system. It had many special plates etc, for building locos and carriages. It was made in Hungary.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Haas Otto in Hungary

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for METAPLAN

System Type
Certain Hungarian
Aluminium (Alloy) (probably)
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15 (multiples of value shown, including half.) (estimated)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Many special parts for Locos, Carriages; some similar to TECHNOKID. Strips shown with square ends.

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A Metaplan manual.